The case of Hussain v Parveen highlights the importance in verifying that your overseas divorce is legally valid in your country of residence.
By Nicole Francisco LLB The Law on Recognizing an overseas divorce in the UK Under the Family Law Act 1986, an overseas divorce obtained by means of judicial or other proceedings is recognized in the UK only if: it is effective under the law of the country in which it was obtained; andat the relevant … Continue reading I was divorced in America but live in the UK. Can I still get financial relief?
By Nicole Francisco LLB Parental responsibility (PR) is all the duties, authority and rights a parent has in relation to a child. A person with PR has the authority to make decisions for the child including those of which may concern education, accommodation and medical treatment. An individual who has PR over a child must … Continue reading What is Parental Responsibility?
We are seeking a Trainee Solicitor for our client’s Bedford office in their Family and/or Immigration departments to support the firm's continued growth. The client has a busy and sophisticated law practice is an entrepreneurial law firm with several offices throughout the region. The role is for a trainee solicitor who has at least 6 months to 1 year of experience … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Trainee Solicitor
We are recruiting a Commercial Property Solicitor for one of the most respected law firms in Milton Keynes. With a growing and vibrant commercial transactions property group, we seek to add a transactional real estate associate with 3 or more years of extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions with an emphasis on the acquisition, development, financing, … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Commercial Property Solicitor
We are recruiting a Residential Property Conveyancing Solicitor for our client in Luton to carry out residential conveyancing work. You will have experience acting on all types of residential property transactions from initial instructions to post completion. This will involve experience in both freehold and leasehold transactions, including sales, purchases, mortgages, easements, deeds of covenant, and all … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Residential Property Conveyancing Solicitor
We are seeking an accredited Family Mediator for a well-respected family mediation service in Central Milton Keynes. For over 25 years the service has provided mediation for families and couples facing separation or divorce from its centrally-placed offices in Milton Keynes. The service has contracts to deliver Legal Aid and the Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP) and … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Family Mediator
We are seeking a Company Commercial Solicitor to work in our client's busy and sophisticated CoCo department in Milton Keynes. This firm acts for owner-managed businesses, entrepreneurs, foreign subsidiaries based in this area and local institutions. The firm has been a significant player in Milton Keynes for 40 years and punches above its weight in company and … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Company Commercial Solicitor
The recent case of G (Children: Intractable Dispute)  EWCA Civ 548 is another example of why intractable contact cases are better resolved through mediation rather by a judge.
What is the Implied Duty of Good Faith? Under English law the implied duty of good faith between contracting parties has been described as "playing fair", "coming clean" and "putting one’s cards face upwards on the table" in addition to the general expectation of honesty between the parties. While this particular area of law is … Continue reading English Law is Beginning to Warm Up to an Implied Duty of Good Faith in Contracts